How to Use the Remote Control Function with the Nikon D800


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Using the remote control

A remote control is a must-have for certain types of shooting. With a remote control you can keep your hands off of the camera to reduce camera shake during long exposures. In a portrait shoot a remote control can keep you from having to go behind the camera, which allows you to maintain better rapport with your subject. A wireless remote control or a remote control with a very long cord can make self-portraits much easier. Remote controls are also great for times when you've placed your camera in a difficult-to- reach location on a very high tripod, say. Connecting a remote to your camera is very easy.

I have here the Nikon MC 30 wired remote control. It's very simple. It plugs into the 10 pin connector that's right here, and it's a pretty basic, straightforward remote control. It's got a really big button on the top that you press to fire the shutter, and I've got to say that it feels really good. It feels like when you press this button something is going to ha...

Using the remote control
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Using the remote control provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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